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Press Release


March 20, 2015

(Albuquerque, NM) Doug Brown, Dean Emeritus of the University of New Mexico’s Anderson School of Management, will be recognized for his outstanding leadership and dedication to the State of New Mexico at the 2015 Leadership New Mexico Annual Dinner on May 1, 2015 in Albuquerque.

Doug Brown is the recipient of this year’s Distinguished Leadership Award. The Award recognizes individuals who have used their leadership skills to improve the quality of life for New Mexico. Doug’s experience is extensive. He was Dean of the Anderson School of Management, served as the New Mexico State Treasurer, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Tuition Plan Consortium and Talbot Financial Consortium and Talbot Financial Services. He has 28 years of banking experience, served as a director for 14 for-profit companies, and director for Science and Technology Corporation and the Bank of the Rio Grande. Doug generously served on 50 different boards and held 18 presidencies. He is a past director of National Public Radio in Washington D.C. and past president of Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival.

The 2015 Leadership New Mexico Annual Dinner will be held Friday, May 1 at the Sandia Resort and Casino in Albuquerque. Tickets are available online at or by calling 505-398-1500.


The Anderson School of Management at the University of New Mexico is dedicated to excellence in professional management education. At the Anderson School, faculty, staff, and students are committed to shaping the intellect and character of the next generation of business leaders, advancing the knowledge and practice of management, promoting economic development, and building a vibrant intellectual community that serves the highest and best interests of all our stakeholders.

The School was founded in 1947 and now offers more than a dozen concentrations at the BBA and MBA levels and is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business in the top 20% of business schools in the nation. The School is funded by the State of New Mexico and further support is generated by The Anderson School of Management Foundation. For more information, the public can visit, email, or call (505) 277-6471.